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Gnosis 17: Sex and Spirituality. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 17: Sex and Spirituality. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO17R, GNO17R

Price: $20.00


Contents -- Fall 1990



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Introduction: Beyond Either/Or

by Jay Kinney
Introduction to the issue.

A Season with Aphrodite

by Judy Harrow
The path of Aphrodite in today's world.

The Cosmic Pulse: Where Sex and Spirit Meet

by Nina Silver
How relevant are Reich's theories for incorporating sexuality with spirituality?

A Fire in the Shadows: The Roots and Aims of Modern Magickal Sexuality

by Timothy O'Neill
A reader's guide to the history of sex magick.

Pagan Polarity

by Michelle Delio
Love, not gender, may be the real key to the magical theory of polarity.

Coitus Reservatus & Mystical Sex

by Louis W. Meldman
The history and practice of the major technique of mystical sex.

Recovering Sexual Wholeness From Biblical Traditions

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
The Jewish roots of Christianity reveal a more open attitude toward sexuality.

Sexuality, Marriage & the Sacred: An Islamic Sufi Perspective

by Kabir Helminski
What do Islam and the Qu'ran really saw about sex and love?

Book Reviews

  • Seeing Through the Visible World: Jung, Gnosis and Chaos by June Singer
  • Captain Sir Richard Burton by Edward Rice
  • First Steps in Ritual by Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
  • The Art of Ritual by Renee Beck and Sydney Barbara Metrick
  • Elizabethan Magic by Robert Turner, foreword by Colin Wilson
  • John Dee's Natural Philosophy: Between Science and Religion by Nicholas H. Clulee
  • A Treatise on Angel Magic (Being a Complete Transcription of Ms. Harley 6482 in the British Library) edited and introduced by Adam McLean
  • Chase the Devil by Jeremy Marre
  • Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav
  • The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940 edited by Gershom Scholem, introduction by Anson Rabinbach
  • Rules for Spiritual Initiation by Zachary F. Lansdowne
  • Deadly Blessings: Faith Healing on Trial by Richard J. Brenneman
  • After the End of Time: Revelation and the Growth of Consciousness by Robin Robertson
  • Satanism in America: How the Devil Got Much More Than His Due by Shawn Carlson, Gerald Larue, et al.
  • The Triumph of Pan by Victor Neuberg, introduction by Caroline Robertson
  • The Statagem and Other Stories by Aleister Crowley, foreword by Keith Rhys
  • Hidden Lore by Kenneth and Steffi Grant
  • Liberating the Heart: Spirituality and Jungian Psychology by Lawrence W. Jaffe
  • A Chronicle of the Last Pagans by Pierre Chuvin, translated by B.A. Archer
  • The Sacred Mushroom Seeker: Essays for R. Gordon Wasson edited by Thomas J. Riedlinger
  • The Doctrine of the Divine Name: An Introduction to Classical Kabbalistic Theology by Stephen G. Wald
  • Reality Isn't What it Used to Be by Walter Truett Anderson
  • Inanna by Diane Wolkstein, music by Geoffrey Gordon
  • The Human and Divine Universe by William R. Laudahn, Kathleen Raine, G.R.S. Mead, et al.
  • The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations edited by Charles Bufe
  • Sexual Magick by Katon Shual

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